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for the keep america working tour today in baltimore county. andrea fujii explains the popularity of this job fair for both companies. and the unemployed shows the economy is gaining strength. >> reporter: borden johnson hasn't had a job in two years. he's a truck driver, and hopes he'll find some kind of work here. >> i'm basically willing to do anything that would get me gainfully employed. >> reporter: he's not alone. labor statistics show 8% are unemployed. the keep america working tour, sponsored by monster.com. they were offering 350 jobs. >> this is the second year for this event. organizers say there are dozens more job being offered this year, as compared to last. >> with the economy starting to stabilize and move away, we're seeing more opportunities out there for people. >> reporter: come july, marjorie hicks will be unemployed. she's already applied to 30 different positions am but no luck. >> we have several applicants reviewing right now. >> reporter: experts say the economy is showing signs of recovery now. those numbers bring hope to those who are willing to do anything for a
news at 11:00. >>> america, the super power. but did you know america is also the world's super borrower? how long before debt undermines the economy. where america stands, tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> nancy kerrigan's father. prosecutors in boston finally filed charges against the skater's brother in her father's death. >>> i'm alex demetrick. coming up, pollen and allergies, hit wia vengeance. that story -- with a vengeance. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> fright flight. ♪ [ female announcer ] yoplait's perfect blend of real fruit and the goodness of dairy is just a peel away. explore all the delicious flavors. yoplait. it is so good. that, on the list of things kids love, our party pizzas have just passed toy robots. awkward. kids love totino's party pizzas. let me show you. there's a new 24-hour heartburn formula that's different. it's called zegerid otc. only zegerid otc has both prescription strength-medicine and a special ingredient to allow its powerful medicine to be quickly absorbed. zegerid otc controls and suppresses acid all day and all night.
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screeners have new tools to try to keep america's skies safe. they're now using a list of characteristics, provided by intelligence agencies, to snag suspected terrorists before they board airplanes. they will also look at travelers' physical descriptions and where they've traveled before. passengers departing from baltimore, give the new party mixed reviews. >> don't see any problem with it at all. >> i just wish they did security that seems to make sense. >> the changes reflect the current policy. it singles out some for additional screening. >> that comes after a failed attempt to blow up a plane in detroit christmas day. >> it is a system that we think is much more effective, much more efficient, much more concentrated than the threat as we see it. >> the u.s. government has no authority to screen passengers in foreign airports. so officials offered to share intelligence and hope other countries get on board with this new plan. if foreign airlines choose not to follow the new u.s. guidelines, american authorities can fine them or ban their aircraft from landing on u.s. soil. joel brow
at least one of three life threatening conditions. >>reporter: stop someone on any street in america, and chances are you'll find a chronic health problem. >> a little high on cholesterol. >> i have high cholesterol, yes. >> this man that is high blood pressure. they have plenty of company. the centers for disease control has startling new data about the state of our health. 45%, almost half the entire adult population has high blood pressure, cholesterol or diabetes, conditionses that are killing us. >> each condition is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which is one of the leading causes of death in the u.s. >> even more frightening, 13% of americans have two of the conditions, and throw% are -- throw% we're eating too much and exercising too little. the latest statistic show that one third of americans are obese. >> you eat a lot of fast food and always on the run and don't make good food choices, you can end up in that situation. >> one in seven adults did not even know they were sick with these conditions. >> these are conditions that are treatable through lifestyle ch
america. when it comes to wages, the battle of the sexes continues. even in the highest paid jobs, women earn less. top ten professions like lawyers and doctors, women earned a little more than a hundred thousand dollars per year, 25% less than men in the same position. for more news, click on cbs money watch. at the new york stock exchange. >>> a new program in jordon is helping blind women learn blind skills but their chosen profession may surprise you. a family center teaching visually impaired women to be hairdressers. it allows them to be more independent. some hope to become hairdressers and open their own shop. no limits. >> that is right. >>> coming up, men and women a like or like venus and mars, they fight over the thermostat, we'll tell you why. >>> the final seconds before a man intentionally flew his plane into an irs building. >>> for top stories on wjz.com. >>> now, complete forecast and the warning of severe weather. >> what an enjoyable day. >> you might as well. >> a little bank of high clouds over the region, but later on, after about 7:00 or 8:00, going to cl
saying america is our enemy and more attacks are planned. al-qaida and taliban have long vowed to strike u.s. targets in retaliation for missile attacks on strongholds along the border of afghanistan. the blasts came after a suicide bomber blew himself up in northwest pakistan earlier in the day killing 41 people. people in the crowd struggled to save lives before medical crews could reach the scene. they carried the wounded in an attempt to find rescue workers. the party holding the rally opposes the taliban and it's the same place where personnel were killed-year-old -- earlier this year. >> the strike against the u.s. consulate was the first direct assault in 2006. >>> a good day on wall street as the dow sits poised to hit the 11,000 mark. stocks were up today. the dow is up 47 points. >>> closing in on the 11,000 mark. the economy is recovering, a boost in the housing number is the biggest surprise sending sales of previously owned homes up 8% in february. the national association says that it's probably because buyers are rushing to take advantage of the tax credit before it end
to the moon. critics say the president's decisions will slash jobs at nasa and give up america's role as the leader in space. >> reporter: the white house insists the president's space plan actually saves jobs, allows astronauts to spend more time in flight. >> i am 100% committed to the space program. >> reporter: he is ready to pour billions of dollars into a new rocket that can further study in space. and astronauts listened to the president's marks. -- president's remarks. they are wrapping up work and headed home friday. once this mission ends, only three more shuttle flights remain. that means nasa will need to find a new way to get americans to the space station. >> the president says he still expects to see an astronaut standing on mars in his lifetime. >>> returned to cities that made them. >>> it was a grand array that was never supposed to be. it took 28 flat bed trucks to carry 500 tons of steel support beams back to pennsylvania. hundreds turned out to watch the mile-long procession. they reduced the twin towers to rubble. officials hoped to use this as a centerpiece of t
the ability to take over any company in america that they see fit. this is not what the american people want. >> the senate is ready to debate the bill and could vote within weeks. in new york, randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> after a rough morning, the markets rebounded by the closing bell. dow was up 10. s&p up 3. nasdaq up 14. the day started off with thick fog around here. and here's what it looked like this morning in timonium, baltimore county. visibility really very poor. but the sun burned that fog away. and the sun has been out for most of the afternoon, just really nice outside. wjz has weather and traffic together. meteorologist tim williams has the updated numbers from first warning weather for us. >> good afternoon, mary. good afternoon, everyone. we have a weak cold front that is trying to swing across the area. right now, what it's doing is mixing with the warm air in place. and it's mixing with widely scattered showers. we could maybe see a few light thundershowers out of this. but for the most part, this front is going to move on just through without a whole lot of
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